Tools and articles for redesigning school meal programs and helping students learn about food's place in our lives

Nourishing Students: Enrichment Activities for Grades K-5

Nourishing Students: Enrichment Activities for Grades K-5

Enrichment activities offer an opportunity to engage children in exploring the bounty of California-grown fruits and vegetables in after-school, out-of-school, and summer programs.

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Preparing California-Grown School Meals: A Professional Development Guide

Preparing California-Grown School Meals: A Professional Development Guide

A guide to engaging foodservice staff and inspiring the confidence to incorporate fresh fruits and vegetables in school meal programs.

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Nourishing Students: Posters

Nourishing Students: Posters

Connecting children with nature and nutritious California-grown fruits and vegetables.

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Jennifer Orosco

5 Food Service Staff Innovators Serving Freshly-Prepared Meals with Care

Celebrating five food service professionals and how they strive to do more for their students.

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Abundant California Lessons

Abundant California Educational Resources

Everything we eat has a story to tell. The Abundant California suite teaches students in grades 3–5 about California crops and introduces them to the food system that sustains us all.

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5 Ways to Increase Participation with Customizable Menu Options

Providing customizable menu options to increase lunch participation.

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